The Zaky / NICU Staff

The Zaky is the only device that single-handedly properly supports any position (sidelying, prone, supine) while providing a family-centered environment.

The Zakys may be used in any number of ways to position and comfort, calm, console and reassure the neonate:



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Oprah and Amy Purdy presented Toyota's Standing O-Vation Award to Yamile and Zachary Jackson
October 18, 2014 - We thank Amy Purdy, Toyota, and Oprah's The Life You Want Weekend for the Standing O-Vation Award and the $25,000 grant to continue Nurtured by Design's mission to make this world a gentler place by helping parents nurture their children (especially those that are sick or in distress), all on behalf of Zachary. "The Standing O-Vation Award recognizes extraordinary people who are making positive changes in their communities and beyond by inspiring others to do the same".

Donna, an experienced NICU Nurse
from Iowa explains how she uses
The Zaky to provide developmental care,
prevent flat-head shaping,
and describes how it helps parents.
Click here for some instructional videos.

Barbara Weaver, one of the Principal Investigators presents the research about The Zaky.
The ground breaking results include significant
improvement in self-regulation and the
significant decrease of apnea/bradycardia
in preemies 24-38 week gestation. More

The TODAY SHOW from NBC presents the inspiration and story of how our company started.






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Information in this website should not be taken as medical advice. Each child is different and medical staff and parents need to consider the specific condition and size of each patient when making decisions regarding the use of our products.

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